St. Vincent’s hosts knee pain webinar

BRIDGEPORT — St. Vincent’s medical center will sponsor the webinar “Take A Knee to pain — The actuality behind Meniscal Tears” from three to 4 p.m. Jan. 25.

Dr. Aaron Schachter, a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, will discuss meniscal tears and treatment options. A live query-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

The meniscus is a chunk of cartilage that acts as a cushion between the thighbone and shinbone; there are two in every knee joint. They will also be torn or damaged by means of sports actions or unexpected knee pivots. Meniscus tears can be present in little ones or adults, they can be brought about by using sports accidents, from jumping or running, or may be part of an osteoarthritis and degeneration subject.

To register, call 855-442-4373 or seek advice from HartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses. those who register will acquire an electronic mail with easy instructions on becoming a member of the webinar.